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Loughborough University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Loughborough is one of the UK’s leading universities, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, and an unrivalled reputation for sport. Over 17,000 students and staff from over 100 different countries help to create an exciting campus atmosphere and a strong sense of community. Here are just some of our major accolades:

  • Top-15 UK university in all major UK league tables
  • UK University of the Year (WhatUni Student Choice awards 2015)
  • Ranked top in the 2016 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey
  • University of the Year for Sport (The Times, 2014)
  • Rated 5-stars for Excellence (QS stars)
  • Top-10 research university in England

Loughborough’s central UK location puts it just 90mins away from London, surrounded by beautiful English countryside. Our stunning 438-acre, single-site campus is a safe and secure base for your studies, with plenty of open space, gardens and sports areas. Many of our degrees are designed and sponsored by industry, ensuring course material is commercially relevant and underpinned by the latest research. Loughborough’s graduates are highly employable as a result and consistently targeted by the UK’s top recruiters.

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This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=265
2014
228
2015
237
2016
  • 42.30
    Overall Score
  • 31.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 60.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 33.8
    Faculty Student
  • 47.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 84.3
    International Faculty
  • 58.1
    International Students
40
2015
38
2016
  • 72.80
    Overall Score
  • 73
    Academic Reputation
  • 70.6
    Employer Reputation
=186
2014
=202
2015
  • 68.00
    Overall Score
  • 67.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 59.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 76.3
    H-index Citations
22
2014
16
2015
71-80
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 81.5
    Partnerships with Employers
  • 97.2
    Employer-Student Connections
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

13 Undergraduate Courses

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,244
International
378

Number of students

14,284
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 82%

Number of international students

2,618
Postgraduate 66%
Undergraduate 52%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.